Tag Archives: Remember

Clever As Your Dreams

Does anyone else remember going to the circus as a kid?  I think that was one of those memories for me that will live forever.  It was shocking to me later to find out that some were afraid of clowns.  … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Cannot Count On Moderation Or Hope To Quell the Ambitions of Others

“Let us recollect that peace or war will not always be left to our option; that however moderate or unambitious we may be, we cannot count upon the moderation, or hope to extinguish the ambition of others.” – Alexander Hamilton … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is Comfort In Going Hand In Hand

“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.” – Emily Kimbrough, author and broadcaster (23 Oct 1899-1989)      

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First Principles: Virtue Is Not Hereditary

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine (1776)      

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Thought For the Day: Humor Is Emotional Chaos Remembered In Tranquility

“Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.” – James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961)      

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Glimmer

In a curtain of glimmer I was watching you Watching you shimmer In everything that you do If I was a pirate I’d be shivering my timber Going for gold, not iron pyrite Gotta keep lose, keeping it limber In … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Become Responsible Forever For What You Have Tamed

“And the fox said to the little prince: men have forgotten this truth, but you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author and aviator (1900-1944)      

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mnemonic

Certain music, photographs and even smells Are the mnemonics that often serve to jell Key events, people, and places we might forget And in so forgetting, even live to regret That we have sadly forgotten these moments Be these of … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Poetry of Christina Georgina Rossetti

The English poetess Christina Georgina Rossetti was born on December 5, 1830, and passed away on December 29, 1894.  She wrote a variety of romantic, devotional and children’s poems.  Among her most famous are Goblin Market, Remember, and Love Came Down At Christmas.  … Continue reading

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First Principles: Involve Children In What You Would Have Them Learn

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin  

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